Flying like a SUMMER BIRD :) Tea of the week w/e 3rd Oct 2010: refreshing herbal fantasia: Summer bird by Emeyu

Oct 2nd 2010

Dear Tea-shionistas ๐Ÿ™‚

As we all have surely noticed (especially in the very non-sunny UK ๐Ÿ˜‰ ) our beloved season: summer hasย  ended ๐Ÿ˜ฆ ! We have all either just returned from (even the shortest, like in my case ๐Ÿ™‚ ) or (some lucky ones left) are going soon onย  HOLIDAYS… where will or have at least been trying to recharge our batteries & forget about work, stress, andย  problems.

Helas, often in life all good things end far too! quickly and today, at the beginning of October, only weeks from the summer madness , we can barely remember the sun, the fun, the joy and the memories…

And we have so much too much of the rain, rain, rain…

That is why I chose a very summer-y blend as TEA OF THE WEEK ๐Ÿ™‚ for the beginning of Autumn. “Summer bird” by Emeyu is a fantastic light herbal blend of lemongrass, lavender and peppermint which will help you unwind after hours in meetings, & remind you the summer breeze & holiday moments of fun & pleasure!

It is 100 % herbal! therefore has no caffeine! so you can enjoy it even right before going to bed or while having a hot bath ๐Ÿ™‚ ( my favourite place for a cuppa! ๐Ÿ™‚ & the peppermint will help to shed some unnecessary pounds ๐Ÿ˜‰ & ease digestion after late Autumn dinners and all those boring business networking events! ๐Ÿ˜‰

It contains also lavender (famous for its calming properties) but probably the most known (especially in Asia) herb of the three musketeers ingredients ๐Ÿ™‚ is lemon grass.

Used for centuries in kitchen, bedroom, and medicine – well,ย  practically everywhere due to its most practicalย  qualities ๐Ÿ™‚ this multifunctional yet humble plant deserves your full attention! If you have ever visited tropical climates of South-East Asia (where it’s called ‘ fever grass’ due to one more characteristic : fighting a cold/ fever) or Africa you must have noticed local lemongrass balms & tinctures used to repel insects (much! healthier alternative to DEET sprays thatย  very often cause allergic reaction).ย  So will your cup of tea deter flies from the kitchen? it may well do that ๐Ÿ™‚ but more importantly, similarly to peppermint, it will help in digestion ๐Ÿ™‚ as its extract “calms spasmodic abdominal muscles to allows for downward passage of food through the digestive tract” (to say it inย  a more appetising way – it will help you feel better after a sumptous meal ๐Ÿ™‚ ). What is more important, especially in Autumn when we all lack sunshine, and our moods suffer, although lemongrass tastes fresh & zesty (as the name suggests! ๐Ÿ™‚ ) , the oil made from it & the lemongrass tea provides a soothing effect and is used in aromatherapy as a sedative & antidepressant!

So the most ingenious combination of lavender (who does not know that lavender helps to relax? hands up? :-), gut-soothing peppermint & all around marvelous lemongrass make SUMMER BIRD a wonderful brew for long rainy October evenings!

Enjoy : -)ย  & fly away! ๐Ÿ™‚

Petal

Summer Bird is available online at www.emeyu.com & also in tea bags (for catering only) individually packed in the signature Emeyu green boxes.

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  1. I think I like this blog, particularly hearing you talk about something you love. Didn’t know you had so many happy smileys in ya ;).

    I know it’s a bit of an ask but perhaps a sub-section with a summarised list of different teas best for different moods and occasions might make it easier for those relative novices to the vast magical world of tea might be handy. ๐Ÿ™‚

    • thank you for a visit :)) that’s a great idea – thanks!! will try to think of some subpages , maybe starting with lists such as “tea for a peaceful evenings”, “teas to wake you up ” etc but will do!! as for the smileys ๐Ÿ™‚ – see on my fb (private – majetchka:) ๐Ÿ˜‰ xx


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